Events and Campaigns
Kinship Center hosts events and campaigns year round, offering community members the opportunity to get involved with our work and help us support the children and families in our community who need it most. Check out this page to see learn about some of our upcoming events and campaigns! For more information about anything we have going on, email Doreen Luke, Director of Development, at email@example.com.
<<< Back to Kinship Center Home
Win a Car, Help a Child
You can win this car in a drawing at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® (need not be present to win)! Click here to reserve drawing tickets. You can also reserve tickets by leaving a voicemail at (831) 455-4725 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The winner will be announced at the event on Sunday, August 15th.
Thank you Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® for selecting Kinship Center to participate in this charity drawing for the 22nd year! It is an honor to be an exclusive partner with INFINITI.
This event provides critical funding to our foster care, adoption, relative caregiver, mental health, and other important child and family services.
Change Happens Together, August 9th
The Change Happens Together Summer auction will be live from August 9th through August 12th! Funds raised from this auction will support Kinship Center’s animal-assisted therapy program, teaching youth how to train dogs in basic skills, manners and socialization, helping the dogs get ready for adoption. Brand partners get great exposure to a new local audience while also contributing to a good cause! Join our auction as a brand partner by donating an auction item.Join us
Pick it Up, Pay it Forward
We're grateful to partner again with Coastal Roots Hospitality for another Pick it Up, Pay it Forward campaign! Now through August 31st, pick up a meal from Tarpy's or Rio Grill to have 10% of the meal cost donated to Kinship Center, supporting our foster care, adoption, relative caregiver, children's mental health, and other important community programs and services.
You can also purchase drawing tickets at these locations for a 2022 INFINITI QX50 LUXE AWD that will be given away in a drawing at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® on Sunday, August 15th! 100% of proceeds benefit Kinship Center. Whether you're dining in or picking up, make sure to ask about buying a drawing ticket! Support local businesses, help children in foster care, and win a new car all at once!
Children First Gala: October 9th, 2021
We are excited to announce our Children First annual gala, presented by Chevron, Bank of America, and Synergy One Lending—Team Hawk. is planned for Saturday, October 9th, 2021! Stay tuned to Kinship Center's emails, social media posts, and mailings for updates. For information regarding sponsorships or how to get involved with the event contact Doreen Luke: email@example.com.
Our sincerest gratitude to our event sponsors!
To see photos from 2019, click here.
Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center
Gabilan Chapter is a volunteer auxiliary group whose mission is to raise funds and support Kinship Center’s services in San Benito County. The Chapter has a long and distinguished history of service to adoption and child welfare. From 1956 to 1989, the chapter (then known as El Torillo Chapter) provided services and support to Children’s Home Society. In 1989, the members voted to change their affiliation to Kinship Center to see more of their fundraising efforts supporting local families. Gabilan Chapter has had several generations of volunteers and is proud that some of their Associates and Active Privileged members were part of the original chapter. Every year, they hold the Gabilan Wine & Food Tasting at the beautiful and historic Paicines Ranch in south San Benito County. This is advertised as California’s oldest wine tasting event and features more than 25 regional wineries and more than 25 local restaurants. Since the first event held in 1957, this fundraiser has grown from one winery and homemade hors d’oeuvres to San Benito County’s largest cultural event of its kind.gabilankinship.org
Jeff Davi Fund
To honor Jeff Davi’s leadership and dedication to Kinship Center, we established the Jeff Davi Fund. This fund will support our Central Coast foster care and adoption services in honor of Jeff’s passion for ensuring every child in our community is safe and in a loving and secure home.Donate